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January 22, 2023

Illustrated Bible Life

Anointing Ancient Leaders

When Samuel anointed David, it was no small thing. Such an act signaled something very special throughout the ancient Near East. David had been chosen as a new leader in Israel. But even more than that had taken place. What is this practice of anointing, and what did it signify in ancient times? This week's article explains.

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